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Chemists Discover Way Nose Perceives Common Class of Odors

Biologists claim that humans can perceive and distinguish a trillion different odors, but little is known about the underlying chemical processes involved. Biochemists at The City College of New York have found an unexpected chemical strategy employed by the mammalian nose to detect chemicals known as aldehydes. Read More »

Bolivar Awards for CCNY’s Cintrón and Mercado

City College of New York administrator Doris Cintrón and Juan Carlos Mercado, a dean and author, will receive Simon Bolivar Career Achievement awards Thursday, October 2, from CCNY's Latino Alumni group. They will be honored at the group's seventh annual awards dinner for their services to the Latino-American community and the City of New York. The event starts at 6 p.m. Read More »

CCNY Professor Wins 2014 American Book Award

"Searching for Zion" (Grove Press, 2014), the critically acclaimed work by City College of New York Associate Professor of English  Read More »

CCNY Team Defines New Biodiversity Metric

To understand how the repeated climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years may have influenced today's patterns of genetic diversity, a team of researchers led by City College of New York biologist Dr. Ana Carnaval develope Read More »

NY State OKs CCNY Start-Up Plan

State officials have approved The City College of New York's plan for implementing Governor Andrew Cuomo's Start-Up New York initia Read More »

CCNY Researchers Receive $5 Million in Federal Grants

More than $5 million in federal research grants has been awarded to four City College of New York researchers in the interdisciplinary CUNY Institute for Macromolecular Assemblies.  Read More »

CCNY Study Redefines Ecological Model

Competition among species can cause geographical isolation Read More »

Four CCNY PhD Students Awarded U.S. DoE Fellowships

Four PhD students at The City College of New York have been awarded Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowships for excellence by the U.S. Department of Education (DoE). The fellows, who will receive need-based support including a stipend of up to $30,000 annually from the second year of their respective programs, are: Read More »

Brainwaves Can Predict Audience Reaction

Media and marketing experts have long sought a reliable method of forecasting responses from the general population to future products and messages. According to a study conducted at The City College of New York, it appears that the brain responses of just a few individuals are a remarkably strong predictor. Read More »

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